1Animal Feed Technologies, Greeley, CO, 2Texas State University, San Marcos, 3Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
Effects of monensin, virginiamycin and sodium bicarbonate on rumen fermentation of beef cattle fed medium concentrate. H. Y. Wei, J. Q. Wang*, C. H. Li, D. P. Bu, and L. Y. Zhou, State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition,Institute of Animal Science,Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China.
Effects of monensin and Yucca schidigera extract on metabolism by ruminal microbes in dual flow continuous culture fermenters. M. Ruiz Moreno* and M. D. Stern, University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
Effects of Yea-Sacc1026 supplementation on rumen pH of loose-housed dairy cattle. A. Bach*1 and S. Andrieu2, 1Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (IRTA), Barcelona, Spain, 2Alltech Biotechnology Centre, Dunboyne, Ireland.
Rumen fermentation patterns of dairy heifers fed restricted amounts of high, medium, and low concentrate diets and the addition of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. G. J. Lascano* and A. J. Heinrichs, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
Addition of three yeast cultures to diets for dairy cows in mid-lactation. K. E. Cowles*1, M. R. Murphy1, and J. W. Jones2, 1University of Illinois, Urbana, 2Western Yeast Co., Chillicothe, IL.
Effects of dietary yeast culture supplementation on milk production and somatic cell counts at a commercial dairy. C. R. Richardson*1,3, D. W. Boyles2, D. B. Wester3, H. P. Hagaman1,3, J. E. Vander Dussen1,3, and G. V. Pollard4, 1The Center for Feed Industry Research and Education, Lubbock, 2LDJ Nutrition, Lubbock, TX, 3Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 4Texas State University, San Marcos.
Blood metabolites in Holstein steers fed diets with different concentrate to alfalfa hay ratios. A. R. Vakili, M. Danesh Mesgaran*, A. Heravi Moussavi, and R. Valizadeh, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran.
Effects of corn and alfalfa particle size on ruminal fermentation, digestibility and chewing activity of dairy cows in midlactation. Z. J. Cao*, S. L. Li, M. Ma, and L. L. Wang, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China.
Effect of feeding pistachio by-product on milk yield, apparent nutrient digestibility and chewing activity of early lactation Holstein cows. A. Bohluli, A. A. Naserian*, R. Valizadeh, and F. Eftekharshahroodi, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran.
Probiotics in growing pre-ruminant calves. J. B. Cannon*1, D. L. Harmon1, K. R. McLeod1, and A. J. Gallegos2, 1University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2synBios, SA de CV Queretaro, Mexico.
The performance of calves fed starter feeds containing distillers grains. A. B. Chestnut* and D. L. Carr, Vigortone Ag Products, Hiawatha, IA.
Effect of feeding yeast culture on performance, health, and immunocompetence of dairy Calves. V. J. A. Magalhaes*1, F. Susca1, A. F. Branco2, I. Yoon3, and J. E. P. Santos1, 1Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, University of California Davis, Tulare, Univesidade Estadual de Maringa, Maringa, Brazil, 3Diamond V Mills, Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA.
The effect of feeding different milk replacer programs on calf growth, health and serum glucose. T. J. Earleywine*1, T. E. Johnson1, B. J. Nonnecke2, and B. L. Miller1, 1Land O'Lakes, Inc., Webster City, IA, 2USDA, ARS, National Disease Center, Ames, IA.
First lactation milk yield and fertility of Holstein heifers reared using three milk replacer feeding regimes. P. C. Aikman*1, M. Gould2, and E. C. L. Bleach3, 1University of Reading, UK, 2Volac International Ltd, Royston, UK, 3Writtle College, Chelmsford, UK.
Effects of early intensified nutrition on growth and metabolism of neonatal dairy calves. C. C. Williams*1, D. T. Gantt1, C. F. Hutchison1, C. C. Stanley1, and M. A. Froetschel2, 1Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, 2University of Georgia, Athens.
Partial replacement of whole milk with soymilk stimulates early calf starter intake, saves milk, and reduces weaning age and costs. G. R. Ghorbani1, R. Kowsarzar*1, M. Alikhani1, and A. Nikkhah2, 1Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 2University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada.
Evaluation of Jersey calves fed milk replacers and starter of varying protein and fat composition. E. H. Jaster*, J. L. Beckett, and D. G. Peterson, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Pre- and post weaning performance and health of dairy heifer calves fed milk replacers supplemented with oligosaccharides. B. Ziegler*1, R. Larson1, S. Hayes2, H. Chester-Jones3, D. Ziegler3, J. Linn4, M. Raeth-Knight4, and G. Golombeski4, 1Hubbard Feeds, Mankato, MN, 2Milk Products, Chilton, WI, 3University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center, Waseca, 4University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
Pre- and post weaning performance and health of dairy heifer calves fed milk replacers with different protein sources. S. Hayes*1, B. Ziegler2, R. Larson2, H. Chester-Jones3, D. Ziegler3, J. Linn4, M. Raeth-Knight4, and G. Golombeski4, 1Milk Products, Chilton, WI, 2Hubbard Feeds, Mankato, MN, 3University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center, Waseca, 4University of Minnesota, St. Paul.
Comparison of three analytical methods to assess urea nitrogen in colostrum. N. E. Lobos*1, M. A. Wattiaux1, and G. A. Broderick1,2, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2US Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI.
Influence of fish/soybean oil supplementation on milk conjugated linoleic acid and mammary gland SCD gene expression in dairy cows.